Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) sent a letter to Chairman Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) regarding a November 2018 OIG report detailing that DOI officials gave no preferential treatment to stakeholders when developing revised boundaries for Grand Staircase Escalante (GSENM) and Bears Ears national monuments.
“To conserve limited taxpayer… Read more »
House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement today after the House passed S. 245, which benefits Indian tribes developing energy resources and forest management procedures.
“Indian tribes are an integral part of our country’s culture and economy, and this bill provides them with the resources necessary to stimulate energy development and… Read more »
Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Committee Ranking Member Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) introduced the bipartisan, Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act, establishing the National Park Service and Public Lands Restoration Fund.
“Our parks are national treasures. Let’s start treating them that way. This bipartisan bill will put us on the path to… Read more »
By: U.S. Reps. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.)
Years of increasing visitation and flat funding have left many of our national parks full of potholes, crumbling bridges, leaky water pipes and faltering power grids. Our parks have been “loved to death,” as Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke quipped a few months ago. While this is a good problem to have, it’s… Read more »
Today, the House passed H.R. 2630 (U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz.), H.R. 3045 (U.S. Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind.), H.R. 5979 (U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky.), H.R. 6077 (U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y.), H.R. 5613 (U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan.), S. 2850 (U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.), H.R. 5875 (U.S. Rep. Madeleine Bordallo, D-Guam), and H.R. 1220 (U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Massachusetts). Chairman… Read more »
Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) released the following statement regarding two bills he has sponsored, H.R. 6106, Common Sense Permitting and H.R. 6107, Ending Duplicative Permitting Act, which were introduced yesterday in the House of Representatives:
“The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) inability to timely permit energy activities is costing New Mexico thousands of jobs and hundreds of… Read more »
Today, the House passed H.R. 5956 (Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah), H.R. 2991 (Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R-Penn.), H.R. 5655 (Rep. Andy Barr, R-KY), H.R. 801 (Rep. Darin LaHood, R- IL), H.R. 3997 (Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Penn.), H.R. 5005 (Rep. Al Lawson, D-FL), and H.R. 1026 (Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn.). Chairman Bishop issued the following statement:
“Management decisions over federal lands should… Read more »
Almost every member of Congress thinks the institution is broken in some way, and House Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) is no exception.
Bishop, a former state legislator who is seeking reelection this year for one final term in the House, wants to abolish the Senate filibuster, reform the appropriations process and force federal agencies to get approval from… Read more »